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    November 13, 2012
    6:00 - 7:00am EST  

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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> a wet commute this morning. >> we have rain to contend with this morning. give yourself a couple of extra minutes. pretty solid area of rain around baltimore and it will take a few hours for that batch to get through. we'll have a difficult time getting the temperatures to move. maybe we sneak up to 51. it will be breezy a much cooler than the last couple of days. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning. signs that the rain is impacting your morning rush. word of an accident at owings
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mills boulevard. maybe some lanes closed. eastbound white marsh area, and accident in the nottingham region. philadelphia road, we have a break.ater main continued closures on madison street and the j.f.x. france to guilford avenue. you up to date on some of our live cameras. southbound traffic looks pretty t.od and the roads are we this is 295 with southbound delays down towards 32. i will keep you posted on the accidents in owings mills and
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the nottingham region. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police are investigating a double shooting in northwest baltimore. it happened just before 10:00 p.m. last night. no word on the conditions of the victims. no word as to who shot a man in north baltimore on sunday night. the victim is in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head. police are still looking for the men who attacked a taco bell store manager. the victim was identified as gary graham. he was shot several times in the parking lot early on sunday morning and remains in critical condition.
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>> a baltimore city police officer is under investigation. kim dacey joins us live with the latest on the investigation. good morning. >> good morning. officer elliott simon has been suspended without pay. police are not saying when the alleged contact took place. it was reported to them over the weekend. anthony batts described 39- year-old simon as a 13-year veteran. they received a complaint against simon alleging he had assaulted a female. in a news conference yesterday, commissioners batts would not take any questions about the case. police are not releasing any details about the investigation except that simon was on duty at the time of the alleged assault. he has been suspended and there is an internal investigation. >> this agency is committed to keeping people accountable for
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misconduct. i have no tolerance for misconduct or officers that violate the public's trust. >> 11 news was unable to reach officer simon for comment. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police confirmed the brawl that broke out at a flea market was a gang related. police brandon quinet and allen lull jr. got into a fight with members of a rival biker gang on sunday. each victim was taken to a hospital after being pounded with a rubber mallet. he is expected to recover. >> crews worked to repair yet another water main break at madison and guilford avenue s. nearby
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businesses experienced lower water pressure. the guilford off ramp from the j.f.x. remains closed this morning. there's there was water promise for frank and square hospital because of another water main break. >> the main puppeteer is on leave of absence this morning. kevin clash is accused of having a relationship with a 16-year- old boy. the accuser made the allegations back in june. clashed says he is sad and the accuser is trying to characterize the relationship other than what it was. the claims were found to be
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unsubstantiated. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do think the allegations against elmo creator kevin clash will have a negative impact on the elmo character? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> lawmakers go back to d.c. today to give back to business. hallie jackson has a look at the bodiless left waiting for lawmakers. >> we are talking about topics that congress has put off for two years. < two months before the end of the session. the post office is running out of money. farmers looking for help are running out of patience. congress is running out of time. >> you will see a lot of leverage games.
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getting down to business will be after thanksgiving. >> the biggest shadow belongs to the fiscal cliff, the threat of tax increases and spending cuts that come with a deadline. >> a lot of bad things could happen. >> there are two possibilities. the other is they kick the can down the road. >> it could suck up all the bandwidth in congress. when it comes to cyber security or extending payroll tax cuts -- >> these things tend to squeak through because everybody is focused on the big issue, and the little fights aren't as divisive. >> decisions over the debt ceiling and possibly immigration reform. >> immigration reform is the biggest item that may be tackled and hasn't had a look in the long time. >> one of the first things members of congress have to do is look at who will look at the
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leadership roles moving forward. members of the senate will meet tomorrow to talk about that. in the house, it's whether nancy pelosi will stay on in her role as minority leader. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:08. 46 degrees at the airport. police rushed to it colorado movie theater. there was a panic. >> two more stores will open early before black friday. >> this little stocking stuffer can be a memorable present for mae. >> guess what time it is? it is turkey time. >> lucky ava.
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good morning. two problems as you head out the
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47 -- colder air. we're back and expecting a cold rain to pass through this boating. i am live in reisterstown. we are live at times turkey farm.s turkey >> the rain makes a change a little bit. turkey's always smell better cooked. >> you said you hardly smell it. bird.at is a happy thir >> this 400 in this pen for christs. [no audio]
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>> we are having technical difficulties with the live shot. i cannot look at the turkeys. i cannot do it. i do not know. me ot ma to manme to ma up. we have a cold front moving through. you saw that we had some rain as we make the transition in air masses. temperatures in the 20's on the other side of the mountains. we will not move much with the temperatures. 43 at the airport. i do think it will clear up this afternoon. a solid area of rain around the
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baltimore area. some is kind of heavy in baltimore county. it will take three or four hours for this line to move through. it will be a nicer this afternoon. it will take a while to clear up. we are starting out with some rain. give yourself as much action time as you can. upper 40's and low 50's. tonight, clear and chilly. temperatures will drop back into the low 30's. it will be quiet but chilly for the rest of the week. the average high temperature is 58.
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mid 50's friday and saturday. the next chance for rain will hold off until sunday or monday. >> the rain is having an effect on the roads. we have an accident on owings mills boulevard. we are tracking one of long eastbound white marsh avenue in the nottingham region. continued closures on philadelphia road in rosedale and over on madison and over towards monument. the j.f.x. ramps to kill for it is closed. -- the j.f.x. ramp to guilford is closed. but for delays on the b-w parkway southbound -- look for
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delays on the b-w parkway southbound. wet roads are an issue. this is 95 at the tydings memorial bridge. so far so good in this area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. a colorado movie theater. a teenager was wearing a joker mask. several moviegoers' ran screaming from the theater. the teenager said he wore it to scare his friends. a bandit snow boarders were spotted but they remain trapped on the mountainside. they got lost during a
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snowstorm. they took shelter overnight by digging a snow cave. rescue crews will try to reach them at first light. police want to talk to john mcafee about the death of this neighbor. investigators are pursuing multiple leads. >> two more retailers will open their doors on thanksgiving day. target will open on 9:00 p.m. target will give out $10 gift cards to customers that spend $50 or more. there will stagger their
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discounts throughout the holiday weekend. confine a gift in singapore -- you can find a gift in singapore. it is a lamborghini. it topped out at 217 miles per hour. 45 people have pointed up the dough for this car. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. hostess is in bad shape. they started shutting down factories after they couldn't get enough members of the striking bakery union to cross picket lines to keep them open.
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several plants are closing. a number of the unions is saying hostess is making false claims. your fix may be more expensive because of a possible supply shortage of cocoa beans because of dry weather. the price of chocolate could corporation 8% in the first half of next year. the bloomberg maryland index was lower for the jos. a. bank. hurricane sandy driving a used car prices higher. buyers are starting to show up to dealers to replace the vehicles that were lost to the storm.
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used-car prices could drop as much as $1,000 per vehicle. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 46 degrees at the airport. the steelers barely hold on against kansas city. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do think the allegations against elmo creator kevin clash will have a negative impact on the elmo character? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have a wet roads. you will need a few extra minutes. we are tracking an injury accident. a busy area for this time of the morning. we have a water main break along
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philadelphia road leftover from yesterday. madison and calvert and the j.f.x. rams to guilford avenue are close to. charles street and 21st street, watch for closures. we have a delay that stretches down towards edmondson. we start with 70 at 29. we'll see some delays as you approach the beltway. 95 running smoothly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. pretty solid area of rain on the radar from baltimore back towards hagerstown. will stick around for another three are four hours.
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temperatures in the 40's right now. we will have a little bit of sunshine this afternoon. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. stay with us. >> good morning. it was the piece to be the warm up act for the ravens last night -- it was supposed to be the warm up act for the ravens last night. an ugly game last night in the rain. kansas city gave the steelers all they could handle. 7-0, kc. ben roethlisberger to mike wallace. ben roethlisberger left the game with a shoulder strain. this game would go to overtime.
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matt cassel for is the intersection picked off by lawrence timmons. this sets up the game-winning field goal by shaun suisham. pittsburgh beats kansas city in overtime and are now a games behind baltimore. this sets up quite nicely. tomorrow and pittsburgh twice in three weeks. ravens with a winning game lead. the ravens feeling pretty good after a big win against the raiders. at home against the steelers the first on the road in prime time in pittsburgh. >> i'm a confidence guy. i think confidence is born of success.
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it doesn't guarantee anything. every week does stand on its own. playing well is a good thing. >> the ravens are playing better. >> what do you think about ben roethlisberger? >> i think he will play. he is a tough guy. this is for the lead in the division. >> 46 degrees at the airport. super storm sandy affecting crispness. >> another general in trouble. >> a baltimore city police officer is under investigation this morning. >> ava marie live that farber
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times in prices down where we are hurting some turkeys
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. a rainy morning. >> each begun by 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. -- it should be gone by 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. temperatures in the 40's. we could sneak up to 50 or 51 once the sun comes out. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> thank you. new developments in the scandal involving general david petraeus. >> tracie potts has more.
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>> overnight, leon panetta announced the general john allen is under investigation. the pentagon discovered 30,000 pages of females that were called potentially inappropriate between allen and jill kelley. she said she was harassed by anonymous e-mail, later traced back to paula broadwell. that uncovered an affair between paula broadwell and david petraeus. david petraeus resigned. >> to have that access, i took that privilege very seriously. >> he is still on the job for now. the fbi conducted a search of paula broadwell's home.
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>> she took a real issue with it and didn't realize the is would spark gay male strothis. >> there was no national security breach. >> lawmakers still want to hear from petraeus on the investigation into the deaths of benghazi, libya. the inspector general is investigating. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> some serious allegations against the baltimore city police officer. the officer is accused of assaulting a woman while on duty. kim dacey has the details. good morning. >> good morning. officer elliott simon has been
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suspended without pay. police are not saying when the alleged contact took place. they just learned about it over the weekend. police commissioner anthony batts described 39-year-old simon as a 13-year veteran. he was assigned to the northwest police district. police are not releasing his picture. they say they received a complaint against simon alleging he had assaulted an 18-year-old female. >> this agency is committed to keeping people accountable for misconduct. i have no tolerance for misconduct or officers that violate the public's trust. >> the commissioner would not take any questions about the case. police are not releasing many details about the allegation. simon was on duty at the time of the assault. he has been suspended without pay. the complaint was made to the department's special investigation section and
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forwarded on to internal affairs. >> at this point, these are simply allegations, and the investigation has been forwarded for further investigation. >> 11 news was unable to reach office assignment for comment. -- officer simon for comment. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a tractor-trailer overturned in frederick county. this happened on monday afternoon. it slammed into a pickup trucks. two were pronounced dead at the scene. three others were injured. there was a house fire in severn early on monday morning. prix people inside the home
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escaped without injury -- three people inside the home escaped without injury. >> many trees were damaged. they specialize in trees up to 40 feet tall. they have sent refunds to washington-area customers. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. et. roads are whe we have an accident at owings mills. southbound 795 and showing some delays down to the beltway. these closures no longer in effect at philadelphia road. you may find one lane closed in
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each direction at philadelphia road. continued closures at madison street. charles street and 21st, watch for closures. 70 is building in volume in the eastbound direction as you approach the beltway. this is 95 at the tydings memorial bridge. not showing any delays in here. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. it is turkey time. ava marie in reisterstown. >> i learned the turkey call last year. have all your turkeys. these are for christmas and those are four things giving. >> they will be processed
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tomorrow. >> let's hear the turkey call. it is pretty infamous. do you hear that? tom turkey.a time turk >> you can order your own turkey for christmas or thanksgiving. we have the rain this morning. rain lasting through midday. very chilly in the next couple of days with highs in the 50's. >> ava marie and a few hundred of her favorite friends. >> 6:37. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day.
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do think the allegations against elmo creator kevin clash will have a negative impact on the elmo character? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> some maryland homeowners are angry and frustrated because a
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contractor allegedly lied and took their money. this woman shelled out $3,500 to the man who promised to replace her roof, but he did not do the job. >> this kind of money is not something we can give away. we trusted him. >> george hired the same contractor to replace his roof. >> he never showed up. >> what went wrong? the breadth like the homeowners said they missed -- can we talk to you? what happened when we tried to speak to the man they hired? that is tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> did you catch him? that is why they call a tease. >> we have closures and an update on your morning commute.
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>> it will be rainy, chilly, and cool. the seven-day forecast is coming up in just a few minutes. up in just a few minutes.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. police are investigating a double shooting in northwest baltimore. it happened just before 10:00 p.m. last night. no word on the condition of the victims. police confirmed the brawl over the weekend was a gang related. police say brandon quinet and
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allen lull jr. are both members of a motorcycle club. a victim was taken to the hospital after being pounded with a rubber mallet. road closures remain in mount vernon this morning. madison over to calvert and guilford is closed as is the guilford off ramp from the from . repairs to a water main break at philadelphia road are now complete. >> everyone knows prenatal tests are vital to ensure the good health of your unborn child. there are a standard battery of
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tests which begin a few weeks of the pregnancy. many other tests depend on the medical history and age of the mother. >> women have autonomy to choose what they want. we go over each test and depending on whether their religious will depend on what is that they want. >> many tests are becoming easier on the mother. there is doubt a simple blood test which is to be done through amniocentesis. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. the roads are wet. this accident could be attributed to the rain.
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southbound 795 and showing delays down to the beltway. the accident on at white marsh avenue is gone. philadelphia road has been reopened. still some utility work down towards mayflower. would remain brake repairs and watch for continued closures at madison. heavy delays on the west side down towards edmondson and eastbound 70. .n accident at tracy's landing eastbound delays as you approach the beltway. no delays southbound on 95 until you get to the white marsh area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is with the turkeys
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this morning. i just saw one of your tweets. >> two tried to escape this morning. these are the ones that will be processed for christmas. they have some time. those to my left will be processed for thanksgiving. >> people can order online or you can call 526-5892, or you can come to a formarmer tom's. >> you can order online but you have to pick them up yourself. >> pick-up your own turkey. it will be ready for the of thven.
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>> i would keep it as a pet. >> you would bring back. >> how big are these? >> 15 to 18 pounds. this is a group of 18 to 22 po unde s. this is a new experience for them. >> we will go back to tony in the weather center. these are mostly females, hens. >> only a couple of guys on the farm. they are pretty busy. they are taking a nap. they are done for the season.
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>> that is a pleasant thought. >> you have to take a long nap. thank you. it is an annual tradition. a cold front will bring a change in the temperature department. we will be lucky to get out of the 40's today. the mountains will protect us a little bit. we should be able to sneak up to 50 or 51. there is a pretty solid area of rain along this boundary. it extends from the baltimore to west of hagerstown. it will take until 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. to move out. it will be a slow morning
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commute. the sun will come out this afternoon. it will be a breezy and much cooler. high temperature in the upper 40's and low 50's. chilly tonight with temperatures in the 30 's. the average high temperature is 58. 50 on wednesday. next chance for rain on sunday and monday. >> a baltimore city police officer accused of assaulting a duty.while on kim dacey has more. >> officer elliott simon has been suspended without pay.
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police are not saying when the alleged contact took place. it was reported to them over the weekend. anthony batts described 39- year-old simon as a 13-year veteran. he was assigned to the northwest police district. they received a complaint against simon alleging he had assaulted an 18-year-old female. simon was on duty at the time of the assault. he has been suspended without pay. we were unable to reach simon for comment. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 46 degrees at the airport. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> we'll take a last look at weather and traffiw=!nño
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked, do think the allegations against elmo creator kevin clash will have a negative impact on the elmo character? >> we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com.
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if a gift cards are on your holiday shopping list, some tips for you to get the most for your money. >> keeping you save at the airport -- keeping you safe at the airport. ingiing out.ing ou >> eastbound white marsh avenue is clear. one lane at mayflower. we are tracking a new accident at sparrows point. the rams from a j.f.x. 2 guilford avenue -- the ramps
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from the j.f.x. to guilford avenue. this is franklin boulevard. the wet roads are not helping approaching 795. >> it will clear up later this morning. the rain will stick around until 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. breezy and much cooler. you'll notice the change. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one.
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